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The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
If [the writer] achieves anything noble, anything enduring, it must be by giving himself absolutely to his material. And this gift ...
Such as we were we gave ourselves outright
(The deed of gift was many deeds of war)
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I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and lis ...
[The Gift] is the last novel I wrote, or shall ever write, in Russian.
But tell me: how did gold get to be the highest value? Because it is uncommon and useless and gleaming and gentle in its brillianc ...
Dionysus, as we see him in art and poetry, is the projected expression of the ways and dreams of this primitive people, brooded ov ...
The myth of Demeter and Persephone, then, illustrates the power of the Greek religion as a religion of pure ideas--of conceptions, ...
What have I to give you back, whose worth
May counterpoise this rich and precious gift?
'Tis the gift to be simple 'tis the gift to be free
'Tis the gift to come down where you ought to be
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